State of California • Department of Transportation
Date: April 10, 2015
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Victor Gauthier RocQuel Johnson
Phone: (510) 286-6115 (510) 286-4948
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FULL NORTHBOUND AND SOUTHBOUND FREEWAY CLOSURES PLANNED FOR
INTERSTATE 880 AT 23rd and 29TH AVENUE
Oakland/Alameda, Alameda County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has scheduled various freeway closures of northbound and southbound Interstate 880 between 23rd Avenue and 29th Avenue on Sunday April 12, through Thursday April 16, from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM, to begin removing the 29th Avenue Overcrossing.
• During the full northbound closure various southbound lanes will be closed from 10:00 PM to 5:00 AM
• During the full southbound closure various northbound lanes will be closed from 10:00 PM to 5:00 AM
• Detours for northbound Interstate 880: Exit 29th Avenue, turn right on 29th Avenue, left turn on E.12th Street and turn left on 23rd Avenue and enter the Interstate 880 on-ramp.
• Detours for southbound interstate 880: Exit 23rd Avenue, turn left turn on Ford Street, turn left on 29th Avenue and enter the Interstate 880 on-ramp.
Advance warning changeable message signs, detour signs and construction crew flaggers will be in place to assist motorists traveling in the area.
This work is weather dependent and will be rescheduled if necessary. Motorists are advised to expect delays and allow extra time for their commute. Please drive with caution through the construction zone, leave a safe traveling distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead of you, and Slow for the Cone Zone.
California Highway Patrol will be on site during night closures.
For more information about this Caltrans construction project, visit the website at: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/projects/88023rd29thovercrossing/
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